Michigan Business News

Michigan Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from Michigan, U.S.A. (Mich., MI), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


ViewTech Borescopes Continues Business During COVID-19

TRAVERSE City, Mich., March 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Because a video borescope is a crucial inspection tool for many industries, the COVID-19 virus has not stopped business for ViewTech Borescopes. While most of ViewTech’s staff is working remotely from home, there is an essential employee that is onsite to continue shipping and receiving the VJ-3 mechanical articulating video borescope at their northern Michigan headquarters.

Infrared Mechanical Articulating Video Borescope Now Available from ViewTech Borescopes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., March 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ViewTech Borescopes, North America’s top seller of Video Borescopes, recently added another video borescope to their lineup. The VJ-3 Infrared (IR) mechanical articulating video borescope can illuminate a dark area or room with IR light, which is undetectable to the human eye.

ViewTech Borescopes Announces New Ultraviolet Mechanical Articulating Video Borescope

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., March 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ViewTech Borescopes is debuting the VJ-3 Ultraviolet (UV) video borescope which facilitates endoscopic dye penetrant testing by detecting internal and external surface defects. These inspections are a critical part of quality control for many different types of manufacturing processes.

ViewTech Borescopes Launches New Dual Camera Video Borescope

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., March 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the use of side-view cameras being a necessity for certain remote visual inspections (RVI), ViewTech Borescopes is announcing the launch of their newest inspection video borescope, the VJ-3 Dual Camera. The VJ-3 Dual Camera facilitates viewing both straight ahead and 90 degrees. Users are easily able to switch between the two cameras while keeping the insertion tube inside the inspection area.

ViewTech Borescopes February 2020 New Video Borescope Clients Announced

TRAVERSE City, Mich., March 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the use of video borescopes increasing as a form of predictive maintenance via remote visual inspections ViewTech Borescopes experienced yet another month of record-breaking borescope sales. ViewTech highlights the addition of two of their newest clients adding a VJ-3 video borescope to their inspection tool kit during February 2020.

First female Brazilian pilot to race FlatOutFriday

MILWAUKEE, Wis., March 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brazilian entrepreneur, Bruna Wladyka, is scheduled to be Royal Enfield’s substitute racer in its “Built Train Race” (BTR) program, during the team’s first race at FlatOutFriday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 13.

ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting at Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan Luncheon

TRAVERSE City, Mich., March 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ViewTech Borescopes will exhibit during the Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan (AIAM) meeting on Wednesday, March 11 at Applied Manufacturing Technologies in Orion Township. ViewTech sales consultant Chris Courtright will display several VJ-3 Video Borescopes for aerospace executives and AIAM members, including the newly released VJ-3 UV video borescope.

TCF Bank Renews Partnership with the Michigan Chronicle to Invest $100,000 in Detroit Students and Educators

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TCF Bank announced today that it will renew its partnership with the Michigan Chronicle to provide scholarships to Detroit high school seniors through the Michigan Chronicle/TCF Bank S.W.A.G. (Students Wired for Achievement and Greatness) Scholarship Awards. For 2020, the bank will award scholarships between $5,000 and $20,000 per student to 15 awardees.

Video Borescope January 2020 Clients Announced by ViewTech Borescopes

TRAVERSE City, Mich., Feb. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a strong emphasis being placed on remote visual inspections (RVI) and nondestructive testing (NDT) throughout many industries, ViewTech Borescopes has started the year with a record number of sales and looks to continue the trend with another year-over-year sales increase.

NotaryCam Approved to Provide eNotary, RON Services for Michigan Notaries

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NotaryCam the pioneering leader in online notarization and original provider of mortgage eClosing solutions, today announced that it has been approved by the Michigan Department of State to provide both eNotary and remote online notarization (RON) services to the more than 113,000 notaries public registered in the state.

GoNGet Apps: At Your Service with the Tap of An App – Locating the Best from the Gig Economy

MACOMB, Mich., Dec. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With GoNGet, it’s easy to get any work done by the right person with the right expertise. Need your driveway shoveled? Need your car detailed? Just post a job, list your price and professionals will start applying immediately. Developed by U.S. Publications, Inc., GoNGet User and GoNGet Service Provider apps is a match that works.

TechStak Launches Suite of Cybersecurity Resources for the Unique Needs of Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today TechStak, a leading SMB service provider matching companies with highly curated and pre-vetted outsourced IT partners, announced they have launched a cost-effective arsenal of risk assessment tools and accompanying educational resources designed for the unique needs of smaller businesses.

ViewTech Borescopes Announces New Clients

TRAVERSE City, Mich., Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With a wide variety of industries relying on video borescopes for their remote visual inspections (RVI) and nondestructive testing (NDT) needs, ViewTech Borescopes has announced the addition of several new clients that utilize their VJ-3 Articulating Video Borescope. (VIDEO)

ViewTech Borescopes Exhibiting at 2019 PowerGen International

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ViewTech Borescopes will exhibit at 2019 PowerGen International from November 19-21 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. ViewTech sales consultant Joel Greene will conduct live demonstrations of the newly released VJ-3 video borescopes.

Anterior Quest Launches Incredibly Potent and Effective AQ-Solution, the Highest-Rated Dental Line Cleaner on the Market

JENISON, Mich., Nov. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Anterior Quest’s Newest product, AQ-Solution, has set the gold standard for dental line cleaners. Recently, the market’s most environmentally sound product was tested by an independent testing facility in Ann Arbor, Michigan to evaluate the effectiveness of the product and the results were astonishing.

Honoring Michigan’s ‘Hunting and Conservation Excellence’ with Boone and Crockett Club Craft Whiskies

MT. CLEMENS, Mich., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The conservation of wildlife and the habitats they depend upon is the reason why Theodore Roosevelt founded the Boone and Crockett Club in 1887. Prestige Imports LLC and Imperial Beverage has partnered with this respected organization to create, produce, and nationally distribute a line of Boone and Crockett Club Whiskies.

Mode Health and On Target Living Announce Strategic Partnership to Expand Health Resources and Benefits For Small Businesses

EAST LANSING, Mich., Sept. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mode Health, the employee benefits agency for modern small businesses, today announced a strategic partnership with On Target Living, a health and performance company located in East Lansing, Michigan.

Prime Retail Services Congratulates Leadership Program Graduates and Announces Release of New Self-Directed Online Leadership Training

FENTON, Mich., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prime Retail Services will be presenting certificates to their two graduates from their in-house leadership training called L.E.A.D. (Leadership Empowerment and Development). Prime is now in the process of developing what they are calling L.E.A.D. 2.0 which will be an online self-directed training program for all employees from field techs to the leadership team.

Autism Treatment Centers of Michigan Announces Opening of New Clinical Center in Kentwood

KENTWOOD, Mich., Sept. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Autism Centers of Michigan (ACM), a leading provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services throughout Michigan, announced the opening of a new clinical center location in Kentwood, Michigan. The new center, located at 1545 68th Street SE, will allow ACM to expand on its existing services in the Grand Rapids area, by offering a second clinical center for children of all ages.

Autism Centers of Michigan (ACM) Announces Opening of New Clinical Center Location in East Tawas, Michigan

EAST TAWAS, Mich., Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Autism Centers of Michigan (ACM), a leading provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services throughout Michigan, announced the opening of a new clinical center location in East Tawas, Michigan.

GMAR and Michigan State Police Trooper School Come Together to Sponsor Medical Service Dog

LANSING, Mich., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs announced that in February 2019, Sgt. McRae of the Michigan State Police Trooper Recruit School set a goal: to honor Michigan State Trooper Craig A. Scott; a military veteran who was killed in the line of duty after 7 years on the force in 1982.

Vice Capital Markets: Favorable Market Conditions Provide Impetus for Mortgage Lenders to Explore Custom Ginnie Mae Pools

NOVI, Mich., Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Vice Capital Markets President Troy Baars today urged lenders to explore custom Ginnie Mae pools as part of their overall execution strategy in light of recent increases in Ginnie Mae security volume, along with renewed investor interest in custom pools.

Registration Open For The Second Annual Detroit Truck Pull – Fundraiser to support Move For Hunger is once again presented by Kroger

DETROIT, Mich., July 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that registration is open for the second annual Detroit Truck Pull, presented by Kroger. The event, in which teams of 5-10 will compete to see who can pull a moving truck 100 feet in the fastest time, will be held at Founders Brewing Company on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from Noon – 4 p.m.

Utica Education Launches New Website for the UCS Community

UTICA, Mich., June 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Utica Education Association, the second largest teachers union in Michigan and its 1,400 educators, has launched a dynamic new website at UEAeducation.com which will become a clearing house for parent and community information.

Michigan Fibromyalgia Awareness Day Focuses on Drug-Free Strategies for Pain

WARREN, Mich., May 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 12:30 p.m., the Fibromyalgia Association will host its 18th annual Michigan Fibromyalgia Awareness Day at the Webber Cancer Center in Warren, Michigan. Governor Whitmer is issuing a proclamation recognizing Fibromyalgia Awareness Day in the state of Michigan, and State Representative Lori Stone will present a Tribute.

Jury Acquits Ex-Judge in DNR Trespass Case

AITKIN, Minn., April 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following a three-day trial, an Aitkin County jury recently found retired district court judge Robert Graff not guilty of trespassing in the DNR Savanna State Forest in Aitkin County, the Peterson Law Office announced today.

Lansing Board of Water and Light Names Dog after Combat Veteran Mike Ronan

LANSING, Mich., April 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lansing Board of Water and Light held a fundraising event, the BWL IBEW Golf 4 Charity Tournament, and have raised the funds necessary to donate an individually trained service dog to a deserving recipient. As they held their event, they heard from Mike Ronan, a Marine Veteran who was paired with a Service Dog through Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc..

GMAR Shows their Support for Michigan Veterans by Raising Funds for Service Dogs through Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS(R) has undertaken an incredible 5-year journey called 5 Years, 5 Dogs, 5 Lives saved. In their quest to assist Michigan Veterans, struggling with disabilities and/or mobility issues, The Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS [GMAR] has partnered with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs.

Batteries Shack Now Metro Detroit’s Only Authorized Dealer for Deka and Trojan USA Batteries

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., March 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ask many boating enthusiasts which deep cycle batteries they prefer for their crafts, and they’ll name one of two brands: Deka, or Trojan USA, says Batteries Shack. They’re top-of-the-line batteries made in the USA; Deka through a company called East Penn Manufacturing. Both are known for having longer life spans and higher power outputs than competing brands.

Totle Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Republic

DETROIT, Mich., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Totle, the startup powering rapid growth in the world of decentralized finance (DeFi) by providing optimized exchange functionality, today announced their partnership with Republic – a leading crypto and equity investment platform backed by Binance and AngelList that enables anyone to be an angel investor.

Michigan Non-profit ‘I Give a Shirt’ is Helping End Homelessness One Shirt at a Time

LINDEN, Mich., March 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Michigan non-profit I Give a Shirt, Inc. launched their cause apparel campaign on March 1, the countdown began to when their homeless awareness t-shirts would be gone forever. I Give a Shirt features a different limited-edition t-shirt design each month, with all proceeds supporting a different cause. In their newly-launched March campaign, the important cause they are taking on is homelessness.

Outvisible Theatre Company Presents Sexy, Seductive Drama in Time for Valentine’s Day

ALLEN PARK, Mich., Feb. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Outvisible Theatre Company presents David Ives’ award-winning “Venus in Fur” – running February 14 through March 3, 2019. “Venus” is a modern take on Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s “Venus in Furs,” an 1870 novella which draws on themes of female dominance.

Almost Heaven Saunas, one of the Leading Sauna Manufacturers in the U.S. is Acquired by Harvia

HOLLAND, Mich., Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Almost Heaven Saunas is being acquired by Harvia, the leading sauna heater and component manufacturer. Harvia Oyj, has announced that it is purchasing U.S. sauna manufacturer, Almost Heaven Saunas. This acquisition will enable Harvia to offer better and more extensive service to its customers in North America.

Arts Detroit Launches Spectra, a Theatre Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new theatre education program will be offered by Arts Detroit for students on the Autism Spectrum and with Aspergers inside of their performing arts studio at PARC-Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex. Spectra will be a course to help students on the Autism Spectrum learn theatre techniques that can help them develop life skills as well.

Ragtime Pianist Featured in Michigan Humanities Council Touring Directory

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Nov. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Michigan Humanities Council announced their 2018-2021 Arts and Humanities Touring Directory, offering 40 percent grant funding for arts programming at non-profits, schools, and libraries in Michigan. Traverse City ragtime pianist, Peter Bergin, is one of the featured artists.

Move For Hunger to Hold Food Drives at 9 Kroger Stores in Michigan on April 28

ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Move For Hunger announced today that it will be holding “Fill-A-Truck” Food Drives at nine Kroger stores in Michigan on April 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Employees from one of four Michigan moving companies – All Around Moving (Romulus), Palmer Moving Services (Warren), Stevens Van Lines (Saginaw), and University Moving & Storage (Farmington Hills) – will be on-site at each location to encourage Kroger shoppers to donate enough non-perishable food to fill an entire moving truck.

Medical Care Alert Earns 6th Consecutive Angie’s List Award

NORTHVILLE, Mich., March 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the 6th year in a row, Medical Care Alert has received the Angie’s List Super Service Award for outstanding customer service. This 2018 award follows Medical Care Alert’s recent back-to-back ‘Gator100’ awards recognizing the company’s continued growth.

In Michigan, a Battle between Veteran Asbestos Cancer Victims and the Asbestos Industry

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two weeks ago a bill HB 5456 titled Asbestos Claim Transparency, drafted by the National Chamber of Commerce and Asbestos companies was pushed into Michigan with promises of campaign donations, says Goldberg, Persky & White P.C. Today, Michigan’s Commanders Group (Congressionally Chartered Veterans Organizations) filed their resolution in opposition to the bill.

Medical Care Alert Named to University of Florida’s Gator100 List of Fastest Growing Companies for Second Year

NORTHVILLE, Mich., Feb. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Care Alert, a leading provider of medical alert systems to senior citizens nationwide, has been named to the University of Florida’s Gator100 list of fastest growing alumni companies for the second year in a row.

Michigan Veterans File Opposition to Asbestos Bill

LANSING, Mich., Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michigan’s top Mesothelioma legal expert on behalf of hundreds of Michigan Veterans with asbestos disease, Goldberg, Persky & White P.C., today issued the following statement and alert in response to passage of HB 5456, the so-called “Asbestos Bankruptcy Transparency Act,” out of the Michigan House of Representatives Republican controlled “Competitiveness” committee on a straight party line vote.